A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 98 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska (61 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.38 km (23 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 12:43:17 / 12:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 23:43:17 / January 14, 2016 @ 11:43 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10004eql. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004eql. Exact location of event, longitude -167.5079 West, latitude 52.6081 North, depth = 37.38 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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